Map, General map of Palestine

Arts Graphiques
Nicohosoff, Alexandre
Production date
Circa 1940-Circa 1944

Object detail

Brief Description
Map of Palestine.
Front cover has been torn off.

Large map featuring the roads, railways, rivers, ruins, mountains and international boundaries of Palestine, from Rafa & Auja to the South and Wadi el Arabah, Bahr Lut - Dead Sea, el Ghor - River Jordan at the Western border and Ras el Nakura and Metull to the North. Noted that it is 1,029 miles to Malta.Two smaller maps showing a plan of Jerusalem, and the Egyptian frontier and peninsula.

The Southern border of Palestine extends to El Akabah to the South. An Arabic translation of terms is included: Ard - plain, Jebel - mountain, Wadi - watercourse and Kalat - castle.
Bestall has handwritten notes on the map and drawn a route from Sinai through Palestine and Jerusalem up to Lebanon and Syria. He has also marked Jerusalem, Haifa, and Nazareth with crosses.
Production date
Circa 1940-Circa 1944
Production place
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Paper; coloured ink.
Height x Width: 216 x 141mm
Height x Width: 850 x 645mm
Subject date
Circa 1943
Credit line
gifted by Leo Bestall
Other number(s)
7599, 37552


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